Small Business

Small Business Saturday in Montclair

Montclair Center BID invites the community to shop locally on Small Business Saturday, Saturday, Nov. 24. The kickoff for the day’s events will take place on Church Street at 11 a.m.  Shoppers can stop...

Bank of America building sold to West Orange firm

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A West Orange real estate firm has purchased the former Bank of America building on Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, the latest sale of a property on a high-profile corner on that busy...
entertainment

Seymour Street redevelopment plan wins award

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsNew Jersey Planning Officials, an organization of planning and zoning boards, has awarded the township’s Seymour Street Redevelopment Plan the group's Achievements in Planning Award.The award was announced in the association's recent...
solar

Solar trash compactors installed in Montclair business district

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe next time you need to throw away your crumpled-up food wrappers or chewing gum while you’re walking along Church Street, there will be a different receptacle to drop your trash in.Montclair...
BID

Montclair BID budget set for $567K

Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Center Business Improvement District (BID) budget for 2018 is $567,000, remaining relatively flat compared to last year’s budget of $562,300.The BID is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization established in 2002 by...

Want to network? Try volunteering, advises career coach

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Matthew Frankel is on a mission to help people redefine their career paths. Frankel has an impressive resume as a media and crisis strategist for over 20 years. He is a...

What’s in store at Lidl? Going inside ahead of Lackawanna move

 By Jaimie Julia Winters and Adam Anik winters@montclairlocal.newsWhen Lackawanna developer Robert Schmitt of Hampshire Cos. announced the potential new supermarket tenant for the fourth ward last week, some were skeptical, if not confused.Comments from...
Green Business

Montclair continues work with Green Business Program

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Last year, Montclair rolled out a new program, in partnership with Montclair State University, to encourage local businesses to adopt eco-friendly practices. This year, the partners hope that the Green Business Program will...

Farmers’ market, community garden slated for Crane Park

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A farmers' market and community garden are coming to Crane Park, initiatives that may help address the Fourth Ward's status as a so-called "food desert." The Montclair Center Business Improvement...